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SUTHERLAND WANTS TO KEEP GOING

By LOGAN CLOW Daily Herald-Tribune In Kelly Sutherland’s eyes, chuckwagon racing is a disease that just won’t seem to go away. On the heels of his 49th season on the World Professional Chuckwagon Association circuit, which kicks off Wednesday at the Grande Prairie Stompede, the 64-year-old – a 12-time world champion – admits he has […]

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CHUCKS!

By LOGAN CLOW Daily Herald-Tribune This year’s Grande Prairie Stompede – May 25-29 at Evergreen Park – may have a star-studded country music line-up in the beer gardens. But the main act will be found on the Gordon Badger Stadium track with the Stompede being the first stop on the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association’s Wrangler […]

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KIDS STOMPEDE FOCUS IN 2016

By LOGAN CLOW Daily Herald-Tribune   One of northern Alberta’s premier summer events – the Grande Prairie Stompede – is set to make its return to Evergreen Park May 25-29. Stompede president Terri Sudnik said this year’s event has taken a different approach. “We have a different aspect (of the Stompede) when it comes to […]

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MIRANDA TREMBLAY NAMED STOMPEDE QUEEN

  By ADAM TREMBLAY Daily Herald-Tribune   Maranda Erickson has been crowned Stompede Queen for 2016. The 21-year-old from Wembley was presented with her crown during the Bust Out Event held Tuesday at the Revolution Place parking lot. This is the third time Erickson has competed for the title of Miss Grande Prairie Stompede. When […]

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STOMPEDE ATTRACTS THE BEST

By LOGAN CLOW  Daily Herald-Tribune Some of the best cowboys in the world are making their return to the Swan City this week for the 39th annual Grande Prairie Stompede, May 25-29 at Evergreen Park. The Stompede welcomes World Professional Chuckwagon Association, Western Chuckwagon Association, All Pro Canadian Chuckwagon & Chariot Association chuckwagon racers, as […]

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$125,000 UP FOR GRABS STOMPEDE SUNDAY

  There will be a definite jingle in the jeans of some chuckwagon drivers on Stompede Sunday! The Grande Prairie Chuckwagon Heritage Foundation, in conjunction with the Grande Prairie Stompede Association, is pleased to announce the “Dash for Cash” at Grande Prairie Stompede 2016. The Foundation has been active in the community and has had […]

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KIMBLE READY FOR STOMPEDE

  Lane Kimble is one of a dozen drivers from the Western Chuckwagon Association preparing for the 39th Grande Prairie Stompede May 25-29. Kimble finished seventh at the Stompede in 2015 and seventh overall in the WCA standings. Now, going into his 9th year with the club, Lane has an exceptional track record. He was both […]

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KIDS CAN GET CREATIVE

If you’re a youngster there’s nothing like being able to watch those who practice the Western Way by competing in a professional rodeo. And there would be little more special than getting to watch the best cowboys and cowgirls in Canada up close in a skybox at the rodeo grounds right above the bucking chutes. […]

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HEARTLAND STAR LAUNCHES FROM THE HEART

Grande Prairie Stompede is proud to present a new feature event called “From the Heart”. And it is more than appropriate that someone from the hit CBC show Heartland will be at Stompede to launch the program. Amber Marshall, who plays the role of Amy on the series Heartland, will be in Grande Prairie for […]

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STOMPEDE IS COMING!

   

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